Rev. Donald Dean McCracken, age 79, died June 17, 2008, at the Ness County Hospital, in Ness City, Kan. A celebration of his life and ministry will be Friday, June 20, at 11 a.m., at the First Baptist Church, Ness City. The family will receive friends, Thursday, June 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City, Kan. The family asks in lieu of flowers, memorials be given in honor of Rev. McCracken to Camp Galilee, in care of the funeral home or to Danna McCracken, 223 North Penn, Ness City, Kansas 67560. Arrangements are under the direction of the Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City, Kan.